Analyst Buzz: Century Aluminum Co. (CENX)

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Century Aluminum Co. (CENX) belonging to the Basic Materials sector has declined -0.44% and closed its last trading session at $16.02.

The company reported its EPS on 6/29/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $18.75.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.5. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.5 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3 and 3 respectively.

Century Aluminum Co. on 6/29/2017 reported its EPS as $-0.31 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.01. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.32. This shows a surprise factor of -32%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Century Aluminum Co. Earnings, with 5 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.22.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.32 and $0.17 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.31.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Century Aluminum Co. as $392910 in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 4 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 397000, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 390500. The company’s last year sales total was 333650.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Century Aluminum Co. is 171%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 466.7%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 12.25% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -20.33%.

Insider Trades for Century Aluminum Co. show that the latest trade was made on 29 Sep 2017 where Glencore Ag, the Beneficial Owner of More than 10% Class completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 4715 shares were traded at a price of $0.

Century Aluminum Co. (CENX) has the market capitalization of $1.4 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $20.68 and touched its 52-Week Low of $6.51.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -15 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -29.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -23.4 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 87.15 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.51 and ATR value of 0.69. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 3.29% and 3.93%.